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Coats from a caring community

November 20, 2019

Students at Albany School of Humanities (ASH) had an abundance of colors and styles of winter finery from which to choose on Wednesday thanks to our caring community. Mayor K...

Edmund J. O’Neal Middle School of Excellence eighth-grader LaTonya Stewart got a room full of people to clap along to and sing “Lean On Me” on Tuesday at a rib...

The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc., Nu Tau Chapter recognized Superintendent Kaweeda G. Adams with a Lifetime Achievement Award at its annual Women of Color Celebration and Award...

Thanks to Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple, every City School District of Albany school has a kit with tourniquets, bandages and other medical supplies to help in a bleedi...

Wintry weather reminders

November 5, 2019

With the leaves and the temperatures both falling, it’s time to start planning ahead for wintry weather and the possibility of school closings or delays.  The City...

Check out the new look for the City School District of Albany's quarterly newsletter “Capital Education.” The fall edition is available online now.  P...

Safety update for families

October 31, 2019

I am writing to inform you that the Albany Police Department is investigating an incident involving a 12-year-old boy that occurred earlier this week on South Manning Boulevard....

As the City School District of Albany continues to work through the review process that the State Education Department requires of our schools, we are interested in your input a...

School safety update

October 21, 2019

Albany police on Monday arrested a 17-year old in connection with his Sunday Facebook post indicating that he would be involved in a shooting at Albany High School. City Scho...

The City School District of Albany was honored to recognize the students selected for our 2019-20 wall calendar at a special reception on Oct. 2 at Albany School of Humanities (...

Prepare to turn on your Falcon Pride! Albany High School will officially kick off Homecoming 2019 on Friday, Oct. 4 with a pep rally at 2 p.m. that leads up to a weekend of F...

Help keep our kids warm! The City of Albany and other community partners on Wednesday announced the 2019 Cash for Coats Drive, an initiative to collect money to buy new winte...

FirstView app available Oct. 1

September 27, 2019

In partnership with our yellow-bus provider, First Student Inc., the City School District of Albany offers FirstView, a bus-tracking and transportation communications app for yo...

Why learn about equity?

September 26, 2019

Take a look at the next piece in our ongoing look at equity in education. This video features students sharing why they feel it is important to learn about equity. Student vo...

The City School District of Albany is making it easier for English language learners and schools to communicate with each other. Starting this school year, all schools have a...

The weather was gorgeous and Falcon pride in high gear on Sunday during the Albany Booster Club’s annual Falcon 5K and Fun Run/Walk in Washington Park. It was the bigge...

The City School District of Albany’s science and technology know-how was front and center Saturday at the Back to School STEM Expo at the Empire State Plaza. Visitors g...

Take a look at the next piece in our ongoing look at equity in education. This video features students sharing what they feel are the characteristics of equitable educators. ...

On Friday, Oct. 4, the City School District of Albany will induct six new members into the Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame honors the contributions and accomplishments of individ...

Job Fair coming Oct. 26

September 18, 2019

Looking for a new career? The City School District of Albany will host a job fair on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 9 a.m.-noon at Stephen and Harriet Myers Middle School, located at 10...

Dads Take Your Child to School Day was especially meaningful for Germaine Montes, who took his daughters to school on Tuesday at Philip Schuyler Achievement Academy and had a su...

New board member appointed

September 13, 2019

The City School District of Albany Board of Education appointed Hassan I. Elminyawi to fill its vacant position Sept. 12. Elminyawi, a senior administrative analyst with the ...

Take a look at the next piece in our ongoing look at equity in education. This video features students sharing what equity means to them. Student voice was front and center d...

The district offices at Academy Park received a special delivery, just as the school year is getting underway! Leaders with the Al-Fatemah Islamic Center in Colonie donated 5...

Albany High construction update

September 12, 2019

Take a look inside Albany High School’s new academic building! With the majority of the behind-the-scenes infrastructure now complete, the interior finishing of the buildi...